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Monday, February 21, 1927
Thirty-second day of work

Cars emptied:
line IX 6:25 am - 8:00 am: 65, 8:30 - 12:00: 155, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: 154
[Total] 374

Work on:
(1) Street G 7400
(2) Pit G 7169 E
(3) Pit G 7440 X
(4) G 7520 mastaba, X

(1) Street G 7400
Clearing southwards in street, between mastabas G 7520 and G 7440. Found two walls of stone masonry in street running north to south, parallel.
Found in debris: faience amulets and fragments, beads, ushabti fragments, copper coin, limestone spindle.

(2) G 7169
G 7169 E: Down 2.40 meters. Clearing debris from pit.

(3) G 7440
G 7440 X: Cleared chamber IX and clearing pit II. Depth 1.75 meters. Chamber on west, no door blocking.

(4) G 7520
Clearing on top of mastaba to southwards.
G 7520 X: Depth 12.60 meters. Two chambers, one on south and one on west. Chamber on south, numbered I. A further chamber on west, and one on east were found, Nos. II and III, in room I.

Tuesday, February 22, 1927
Day of rest.

Wednesday, February 23, 1927
Thirty-third day of work

Cars emptied:
line IX 6:25 am - 8:00 am: 70, 8:30 - 12:00: 182, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: 184
[Total] 436

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Details

  • Classification
    Documentation-Expedition diary pages
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Display Page Dates
    02/21/1927; 02/22/1927; 02/23/1927
  • Author
    Noel F. Wheeler, British

Tombs and Monuments 4

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 1

Modern People

  • Noel F. Wheeler

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates British
    • Remarks Wheeler was a Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Navy according to George A. Reisner's, "A HIstory of the Giza Necropolis, Vol. I."